SSC Junior Engineer 2018 (Civil, Mechanical and Electrical) - Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus

SSC JE Exam

SSC JE 2018 will be administered by Staff Selection Commission to recruit Junior Engineers of different branches (Civil, Mechanical and Electrical) for various Central Government organisations such as Central Water Commission, Central Public Works Department, Department of Post, Military Engineering Services, National Technical Research Organisation, Border Roads Organisation, etc. The exam consists of two papers – Paper I (CBT) and Paper II (Conventional Type). SSC works under the Government of India and recruits staff for various posts in Ministries and Departments of Government of India.

SSC JE 2018 Latest Notification – As per the official notification of SSC, the application window of the SSC JE 2018 exam is available from 01st Feb 2019 to 25th February 2019. The admit card of the exam will be issued 10 days before the commencement of SSC JE 2018.

SSC JE 2018 Overview (Paper-1 & Paper-2) -

Exam Name

SSC Junior Engineer 2018 (Civil, Mechanical and Electrical)

Conducted by

The Staff Selection Commission

Purpose

Recruitment to Centralized Organizations

Exam Type

B.Tech/ Diploma

Branches

Civil, Mechanical and Electrical

Exam Mode

Computer Based Exam (CBT) for Paper-1

Descriptive Paper (DES) for Paper-2

Official Website

https://ssc.nic.in/

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SSC JE Exam 2018 Important Dates

SSC Junior Engineer 2018 Events

SSC Junior Engineer 2018 Dates (Tentative)

Publication of Notification

01st February 2019

Online Application Form Availability

01st February 2019

Last Date for JE Application Form Submission

25th February 2019

Availability of Admit Card for Paper 1

In the second week of September 2019

Exam Date for Paper 1

23rd to 27th September 2019

Result of Paper 1

In the month of October 2019

Availability of Admit Card for Paper 2

Mid week of December 2019

Exam Date of Paper 2

29th December 2019

Result of Paper 2

In the month of January 2020

Declaration of Final Result

February to March 2020


SSC JE Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

SSC JE 2018 Pattern:

The SSC JE 2018 exam pattern consists of two stages – Paper I (Computer Based Test) and Paper II (Written Exam). The qualified applicants will be called for the descriptive paper. Let’s have a detailed look at the Staff Selection Commission JE exam pattern -

SSC JE Paper I –

Objective type questions will be asked from areas such as General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning, and General Engineering (Civil and Structural/Electrical/Mechanical). In the general engineering section, candidates have to answer the questions related to their subject selected while filling the application form. The total duration of the Paper I exam is 120 minutes. The online exam has a provision of negative marking scheme. 1/4th marks will be deducted in case of an incorrect answer.

  • Exam mode – Online
  • Total Marks – 200
  • Total Duration – 2 hours
  • Negative Marks – 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer

Subject-wise Distribution of Questions and Marks (CBT)

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Duration

General

Awareness

50

50

120 minutes

 

Morning Shift: 10 am – 12 pm

 

Afternoon Shift: 2 pm – 4 pm

 

Entry: 30 minutes before the exam starts

General

Intelligence Reasoning

50

50

Part - A

Civil & Structural

 OR

Part-B

Electrical

 OR

Part-C

Mechanical)

100

100

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SSC JE Paper II –

It consists of three sections – Part A (Civil & Structural), Part B (Electrical), and Part C (Mechanical). The test-takers have to select from these parts according to the post they have applied for. The exam will be held in offline. There is no provision of negative marking for the second paper.

  • Exam mode – Offline
  • Total Marks – 300
  • Total Duration – 120 minutes
  • Negative Marking – Not applicable

Subject-wise Distribution of Marks (Conventional Type)

Subjects

Marks

Duration

Part-A

Civil & Structural

OR

Part- B

Electrical

OR

Part-C

Mechanical

OR

Part-D

Electronics

300

12 minutes

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SSC JE 2018 Syllabus

The SSC Junior Engineers exam syllabus mainly covers the key three sections:

  • General Awareness
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Technical Subjects (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil & Structural)

The complete detailed structure of SSC JE syllabus 2018 is presented here. Check the important topics and subjects for the examination.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Awareness

  • Problem Solving and Analysis Judgment, Decision Making
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Arithmetical Reasoning, Verbal and Figure Classification
  • Analogies, Similarities
  • Visual Memory, Discrimination
  • Differences, Space Visualization
  • Observation, Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetical Computations and Other Analytical Functions
  • Abstract Ideas And Symbols And Their Relationships
  • India and its Neighboring Countries
  • Economic Science
  • Culture
  • Current Affairs
  • Geography
  • General Policy and Scientific Research, etc
  • History

 

Technical Subjects (Electrical/ Mechanical/ Civil/ Structural)

Mechanical

  • IC Engines Combustion
  • Theory of Machines and Machine Design
  • 1st and 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
  • IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication
  • Air Compressors & their cycles
  • Dynamics of Ideal fluids
  • Nozzles & Steam Turbines
  • Properties of Pure Substances
  • Fluid Statics, Kinematics, and Measurement of Fluid Pressure
  • Hydraulic Turbines
  • Refrigeration cycles & Centrifugal pumps

Electrical

  • Basic Concepts of Circuit law & Magnetic Circuit
  • Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motors
  • Utilization and Electrical Energy
  • Transmission and Distribution
  • AC Fundamentals
  • Estimation and Costing
  • Electrical Machines & Synchronous Machines

Civil

  • Transportation Engineering
  • Estimating, Costing, and Valuation
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Building Materials
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Soil and Hydraulics Mechanics

Structural

  • Steel Design
  • Concrete Technology
  • Theory of Structures
  • RCC Design


SSC JE Exam 2018 Eligibility

Nationality -

A candidate must be either

  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came to India before 01 January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement in India or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Zaire, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia and Vietnam with intention of permanent settlement in India

Educational Qualification -

  • For SSC JE (Civil): 3 years diploma in Civil Engineering or equivalent course from a recognised institute. 2 years experience in civil construction is desirable for some posts
  • For SSC JE (Electrical & Mechanical): 3 years diploma in Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical) from a recognised university. 2 years experience in electrical or mechanical engineering is desirable.

Age Limit –

While submitting the application form for the Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineer (JE) 2018, the applicants must check the age limit of that particular organisation that they are applying for. Different organisations have different age criteria set for the exam.

Post Name

Organisation Name

Age Limit

Junior Engineer (Civil & Mechanical)

Central Water Commission

Up to 32 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical)

CPWD

Up to 32 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)

MES

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)

Farrakka Barrage (Project)

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)

Director General Border Roads

Organisation

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical)

Central Water Power Research

Station

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer Naval

Quality Assurance (Mechanical & Electrical)

DTE of Quality Assurance(Naval)

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)

National Technical Research Organisation

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Department of Post

Up to 27 Years

Junior Engineer (Quality Surveying and Contract)

MES

Up to 27 Years

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Note: SSC would only accept the matriculation certificate or the secondary examination certificate to verify the Date of Birth.

Upper Age Limit Relaxation –

  • SC/ST (Code 01): 5 years
  • OBC (Code 02): 3 years
  • PH (Code 03): 10 years
  • PH OBC (Code 04): 13 years
  • PH SC/ST (Code 05): 15 years

SSC JE Exam 2018 Application Process

The SSC JE 2018 application process is self-explanatory. Candidates are required to apply for the exam only through the official website. The steps are given below -

  • Visit the official website of SSC JE
  • Click on the “Apply” tab on the home-page
  • A pop-up window will appear, select “JE” tab and click on the link to apply online
  • If applying for the SSC recruitment process for the first time, click on new registration.
  • Upon registration, the Commission will send a registration ID and password
  • Using the registration Id and password, log-in to complete the form. Enter all the details asked for in the specified fields, upload photograph (4kb x 20kb) and signature (1kb x 12kb), select the exam centre/city, choose for the post you want to apply and pay the application fee to complete the process
  • Take a printout of the confirmation page

SSC JE Application Fee 2018

The candidates belonging to the general categories are required to pay ₹ 100/-, while the female candidates, ex-servicemen, and candidates belonging to the reserved categories are exempted from application fee payment. Application fee can be paid through both offline (e-challan) and online (net banking/credit or debit card) mode of payment.


Other Details

SSC JE Salary Scale 2018 -

Talking about the paying scale of SSC Junior Engineers are mentioning below. Let’s take a look at the in hand salary amount for various posts are as follows-

Name of the Post

In-Hand Salary

Central Water Commission Department, Junior Engineer (Mechanical) group

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

Central Water Commission Department, Junior Engineer (Civil) group

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

CPWD Junior Engineer (Electrical) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

CPWD Junior Engineer (Civil) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

Junior Engineer (Electrical) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

Junior Engineer (Civil) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

Military Engineering Services (MES) Junior Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

Military Engineering Services (MES) Junior Engineer (Civil) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

Military Engineering Services (MES) Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying & Contract) Department

₹ 29,455 – 33,907

SSC Junior Engineer 2018 Process of Selection -

Apprentices will be selected on the basis of the marks obtained in all the rounds i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2 Round. Here are the stages which a student needs to follow in order to qualify the examination.

  • Stage 1: The written examination of Paper 1 consists of all the Objective Type Questions which will be held online and offers 200 marks in total.
  • Stage 2: The examination pattern of Paper 2 consists of all the Conventional Type Questions which will be held offline and offers 300 marks in total.

There will be no interview round for the SSC JE 2018 Examination. Students will be selected on the basis of marks obtained in the above stages.

SSC JE 2018 Vacancies Details -

The tentative vacancies of JE examination 2018 as announced by the Commission are:

Name of the Organization

Name of the Post

Vacancies Details

Central Water Commission

Junior Engineer (Civil)

SC- 18

ST- 18

OBC- 40

UR- 72

Central Public Works Department (CPWD)

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

SC- 28

ST- 14

OBC- 50

UR- 99

Central Water Commission

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

SC- 02

ST- 02

OBC- 04

UR- 08

Central Public Works Department (CPWD)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

SC- 43

ST- 21

OBC- 77

UR- 147

Military Engineering Services (MES)

Junior Engineer (Quality Surveying and Contract)

SC- 03

ST- 02

OBC- 07

UR- 14

Military Engineering Services (MES)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

SC- 19

ST- 04

OBC- 14

UR- 39

Military Engineering Services (MES)

Junior Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical)

SC- 05

ST- 05

OBC- 14

UR- 19

Farakka Barrage Project

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

SC- 00

ST- 00

OBC- 00

UR- 01

Farakka Barrage Project

Junior Engineer (Civil)

SC- 04

ST- 01

OBC- 06

UR- 04

Farakka Barrage Project

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

SC- 00

ST- 00

OBC- 00

UR- 00

Central Water and Power Research Station

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

SC- 00

ST- 00

OBC- 00

UR- 01

Central Water and Power Research Station

Junior Engineer (Civil)

SC- 00

ST- 01

OBC- 01

UR- 01

Border Road Organization

Junior Engineer (Civil)

SC- 114

ST- 57

OBC- 207

UR- 389

Directorate of Quality Assurance

(Naval)

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

SC- 02

ST- 02

OBC- 02

UR- 08

Directorate of Quality Assurance

(Naval)

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

SC- 02

ST- 02

OBC- 01

UR- 06

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Check out the detailed structure of vacancies distribution of SSC JE 2018 here.

SSC JE Exam 2018 Admit Card

The SSC JE Admit Card 2018 for Paper 1 will be issued in the second week of September 2019, 10 to 15 days prior before the commencement of the exam. Aspirants can download the admit card of the Paper 1 scheme simply by using their registration credentials. Take a printout of the same as the call letter is necessary to get an entry at the examination hall.

SSC JE Exam Centres 2018 -

Exam Centres

Centre Codes

Port Blair

4802

Delhi

2201

Ahmedabad

7001

Jaipur

2405

Dehradun

2002

Mumbai

7204

Lucknow

3010

Guwahati (Dispur)

5105

Hyderabad

8601

Panaji

7801

Nagpur

7205

Allahabad

3003

Nizamabad

8602

Itanagar

5001

Bhubaneswar

4604

Pondicherry

8404

Patna

3206

Kolkata

4410

Warrangal

8603

Gangtok

4001

Chennai

8201

Vijayawada

8008

Ranchi

4205

Vishakhapatnam

8007

Imphal

5501

Bengaluru

9001

Kavaratti

9401

Aizwal

5701

Raipur

6204

Agartala

5601

Srinagar (J&K)

1007

Shillong

5401

Bhopal

6001

Thiruvananthapuram

9211

Kohima

5302

Jammu

1004

Jagdalpur

6203

Churachandpur

5502

Baramula

1002

Chandigarh

1601

Shimla

1203

SSC JE 2018 Answer Key -

Staff Selection Commission will release the SSC Junior Engineer Answer Key 2018 in the first week of October 2019. Numerous private coaching centers and educational institutions declare the unofficial answer key within a couple of days of the completion of the exam.

SSC JE Result 2018 -

The SSC JE (Paper 1) Result 2018 will be declared in the month of October 2019. As far as Paper 2 will be held in the month of December and the final result will be declared in the month of February to March 2019. Students can check the result of both Paper 1 and Paper on the official website of the Staff Selection Commission. The final selection round will be determined on the basis of candidate’s performance in both Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Resolution of Tie Score

There are several instances of tie cases where multiple candidates secure the equal marks. In such cases, SS will break the tie applying the underneath methods –

  • Total marks in Paper-I
  • Total marks in Paper-II
  • Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher
  • Alphabetical order in the first names of the candidates appear

SSC JE 2018 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q. When will the SSC JE 2018 application window opens?

A: Students can submit their entries from 01st February 2019 to 25th February 2019.

Q. What is the exam date for the SSC JE Exam 2018 Paper-1?

A. The SSC JE Exam will be conducted from 23rd to 27th September 2019.

Q. Can I pay the application fee offline?

A.  Yes, you can pay the application fee offline through the e-challan generated online. Deposit the fee through the e-challan in the banks’ branches mentioned in the official notification.

Q. When will the SSC JE 2018 answer key be declared?

A. The official answer key of Paper-1 will be declared tentatively in the first week of October 2019.

Q. When will the SSC JE 2018 final result be declared?

A. The SSC JE final result 2018 will be declared in the month of February to March 2020. However, the exact dates will be confirmed once the official notification released.


2 Comments

sanjeev kumar - December 28, 2018REPLY

respected sir i know to ssc je notification on 15 dec 2018 but notification not published and i cant to apply ssc je so plz help me for applying the ssc je

Exams Planner - January 3, 2019REPLY

The notification for SSC JE was released on 29th December 2018. The registration process will continue till 31st January 2019. You can apply through any of the RRBs’ website. Read the above article for updated information.

harshith - December 17, 2018REPLY

Is experience is copulsory for mechanical engineering student?

Exams Planner - December 24, 2018REPLY

Yes, experience is compulsory for mechanical engineering posts.